Feature competition

The Curve

The Curve Al Munataf   NORDIC PREMIERE Jordan, UAE, France, Egypt / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 85 minutes The Cruve is a Jordanian roadmovie. Radi is an ascetic man who lives an isolated life in his van, one night hears a shrilling scream...

Going to Heaven

Going to Heaven Sayer Al Jannah   NORDIC PREMIERE UAE / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 90 minutes From Abu Dhabi to Fujairah, young Sultan sets off on an extraordinary journey as he seeks out his grandmother. Sultan, who has dreamt of the warmth...

Borders of Heaven

Borders of Heaven Chebabek El Jenna   SWEDISH PREMIERE Tunisia, UAE / 2015 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / 83 minutes Sami and Sara, a Tunisian middle class couple, have been married for seven years and live a peaceful life. One day a...

The Well

The Well Le Puits   NORDIC PREMIERE Algeria / 2015 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / 93 minutes In the middle of the Algerian War of Independence, soldiers of the French army suspect a village in southern Algeria to host the mujahideen having...

Small Pleasures

Small Pleasures Petit Bonheurs   NORDIC PREMIERE Morocco / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 85 minutes After the death of her father, 17 year-old Noufissa follows her mother to go and live in the mansion of Lalla Amina, the wife of an important...

Nawara

Nawara   SWEDISH PREMIERE Egypt / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 110 minutes Every day Nawara goes to work along a path that takes her between the alleys of her poor neighborhood and the roads that lead to the villas of the luxurious gated...

3000 nights

3000 nights 3000 layal Palestine, France, Jordan, Qatar, Lebanon, UAE / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 103 minutes Layal, a newlywed Palestinian schoolteacher is arrested and falsy sentenced to eight years of prison after picking up a young...

Hepta (The Last Lecture)

Hepta (The Last Lecture) Hepta: el-Mohadra el-Akhera   NORDIC PREMIERE Egypt/ 2016 / Arabicdialoguewith English subtitles / 112minutes Dr. ShukriMokhtar, a renowned social psychology expert decides to giveone last lecturebeforehisdeparture from thisworld. Best...